Senior Finance Analyst

Recruiter
Pure 4 Recruitment Limited
Location
Marlow
Posted
04 Apr 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client is looking to recruit a Senior Finance Analyst into their team due to an internal promotion.

You will be working as business partner and financial support for the R&D International regions, supporting the planning, forecasting, and reporting processes and ensuring high quality outputs are created and submitted.

In addition to this, the role will involve supporting teams and R&D Project Management to develop budgets and quarterly forecasts and provide all reporting to manage the R&D projects as required.

Critical to the success of the role will be your ability to build positive working relationships internationally, where they can challenge and contribute as a business partner as well as a Finance practitioner. In addition, you are required to build a close working relationship with the broader International FP&A teams and with Corporate FP&A.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Financial Planning

  • Work with International R&D functions on developing forecast and budget
  • Assist with the consolidation of the International R&D forecast and budget submissions for submission to corporate
  • Review with cost centre owners prior to submission to ensure best fit for R&D and Corporate

Management Accounts

  • Supporting the month and quarter close for International R&D ensuring this meets Corporate expectations
  • This will include (but not limited to) journal/accrual preparation and reviewing SAP to ensure accounts are accurate
  • Variance analysis and internal reporting sent and reviewed with Senior Management

Supporting the Clinical Development & Study teams

  • Actively participates in the data collection, review and consolidation of quarterly financial forecasts to track progress toward R&D operational and financial goals. Using available system technologies (Cleartrial, SAP/BPC), analyses submitted data, isolating variances from Budget, and prepares reporting packages.
  • Acts as finance liaison for select teams

Ad-hoc Projects and Analysis

Participate in various upcoming projects.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience

  • Fully Qualified accountant. ACA, ACCA or CIMA.

Skills & Personal Qualities:

  • Ability to build positive working relationships where challenge and contribution is the norm
  • Confident communicator - will need to present to senior management
  • Responsive and proactive
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Some international and UK travel potentially required
  • Strong Excel skills

This is an excellent opportunity for you to work in a global business with a great career path, working in a very exciting and growing department.

You must have business partnering and financial planning experience as well as strong Excel skills to be considered for this role.

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